Category: Massey Tips

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07/26/2017

Summer Lawn Alert – Sod Webworms

Sod webworms can be serious pests for your lawn…and because of the summer rains and heat, the most severe damage usually occurs in August. You’ve … Continue Reading

07/25/2017

Brace Yourself, Stinging Insect Season is Coming

According to the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), stinging insects send more than 500,000 people to the emergency room annually. Most stinging insects reach their … Continue Reading

07/24/2017

The Importance of Lawn Aeration

Roots need more than just water and fertilizer to survive. They also need oxygen! Lawn aeration, the most environmentally responsible action, is a non-chemical process … Continue Reading

07/20/2017

Beneficial Bugs for our Gardens

Pests can be very annoying but at the same time, some of them can be very beneficial for us. There are a variety of bugs … Continue Reading

07/19/2017

The Black Widow Spider: Facts & Prevention

The black widow spider is found in every state except Alaska and is considered to be one of the most recognizable pests in the world. … Continue Reading

07/17/2017

Is Zoysia Grass Right for Your Lawn?

There are many exciting attributes to Zoysia grass, but it is important to separate the hype and common misconceptions from reality. Zoysia are finer textured … Continue Reading

07/11/2017

Homeowner Tips to Fight Fleas

As the weather continues to warm up, pests that we usually encounter outside may soon be attempting to make their way indoors. For the most part, … Continue Reading

07/10/2017

Are Those Circles in My Lawn Brown Patch Fungus?

Is your lawn dotted with large yellow or brown circles? A fungus in your lawn’s soil might be the reason for these spots. Brown patch fungus … Continue Reading

07/06/2017

Hungry, Hungry Drywood Termites

Have you ever heard of anyone that can eat 24 hours a day without ever slowing down? Most likely your answer is no, but the … Continue Reading

06/30/2017

Chinch Bug: A Turfgrass Enemy

The most damaging insect pest of St. Augustine grass is the chinch bug.  And depending on the location, one to several generations of chinch bugs … Continue Reading

06/28/2017

Prevent Bed Bugs from Spoiling Your Summer Vacation

The Fourth of July is traditionally the busiest time for summer travel. So the question is, are you taking all the steps to prevent any unnecessary … Continue Reading

06/26/2017

Cockroaches and Asthma

Cockroaches. Many of us shiver at the mere thought of a cockroach in our home. And while the looks of them can terrify many people, … Continue Reading